I thought I'd post some pictures today.
The dress I wore, and am wearing again, and have worn several times for Halloween costumes and also for a different Christmas (our first Victorian inspired Christmas, which was back in 2001 or so, when I made a glorious Beef Wellington).
I bought this dress at Goodwill for $29.99. I bought it to actually wear as my wedding dress, but , as we know, plans changed.
The back had a tear in it when i bought it, so i had to stitch that up many years ago, but you can't see it when the costume is done anyway.
I will (hopefully) get a good picture of the finished product this year.
Once again, my hair is at a weird length for this, but I have my fake braids I can pin on.